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Does Social Media Networking Really Influence Your Brand Reputation? The Numbers May Surprise You!.

by Calvin Cox on February 18, 2009

According to the latest  Marketing Sherpa “Chart of the Week”  Social media networking absolutely influences your brand reputation. 92% of companies polled said that social media marketing is effective in building their brand reputation.  Some of the other interesting numbers (…)

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Show Me Your Company’s Logo and I’ll Tell You How Successful You Are!

by Calvin Cox on October 1, 2008

I was reading the Techcrunch blog this morning and they had an article on Google ” Google Takes A Leap Back to 2001“.  Google has released its 2001 search engine for show for their 10th year Anniversary.  Most of you know (…)

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Branded Designers Defined

by Calvin Cox on September 25, 2008

When I decided to start this blog,  I was looking for a name that would represent my focus on exploring creative marketing techniques to promote and grow the careers and businesses of designers and design companies.  Most of what I’ve (…)

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How Do You Know When You’re A Successful Designer?

by Calvin Cox on September 23, 2008

Let’s face it, we all want to achieve some level of success as designers.  We work very hard in pursuit of the  inspiration and the right balance of creative genius that commands rave reviews.  We design and redesign and redesign (…)

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Forget Great Content, Find Great Images To Increase your Website Traffic!

by Calvin Cox on September 18, 2008

Lately, I’ve been monitoring the traffic to my website very closely.  Depending on the day or what article I post, which ones are picked up or published essentially  dictates what referrals sites show up on my beautiful pie chart 🙂 (…)

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Is Your Website Design in Conflict With Your Customer’s Buying Cycle?

by Calvin Cox on September 16, 2008

I would like to make a quick point of reference to one of my past sales experience.  I remember back in the day when I was a sales executive  at New York Health and Racquet Club , a New York (…)

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This is What Happens When Fashion Meets Graphic Design!

by Calvin Cox on September 13, 2008

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Should your Website Designer be Your SEO Consultant?

by Calvin Cox on September 11, 2008

I like it when I can go to one place and get everything I need. Like Walmart or Target, you can buy face wash and have a slice of pizza while waiting on line. I even wrote an article on (…)

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5 Ways the “Free Download” Button can Make You More Money than the “Buy Now” Button

by Calvin Cox on September 4, 2008

I’m sure it’s no surprise to you that the phrase “Free Download”  is more popular that the phase “Buy Now” in the eyes of your site visitors.  As a matter of fact just out of curiosity I looked up the (…)

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10 Great Tips for Hiring The Right Web Design Company – Part 2

by Calvin Cox on September 3, 2008

Last Week I posted an article on the “Top 7 Reasons Why It’s Better to Hire a Freelance Designer or Small Design Firm Than a Large Design Company” . The article hit such a nerve in the design community That (…)

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